The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 49 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.42% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Applications Support
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
230 253 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.83% 92.00% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 130 180 173
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Chester region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Chester

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Market Research
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle